Welcome to The Backflow Prevention Association of Australia Inc. (BPAA)

The BPAA is affiliated with the Backflow Prevention Association QLD Inc. and The National Backflow Industry Group (NBIG)

The Backflow Prevention Association of Australia Inc. (BPAA) and the Sunshine Coast Council invites you to attend the 2017 National Backflow Prevention Conference. The conference will address the theme of ’Backflow prevention in the changing world’ and will encompass both Backflow prevention and trade waste streams. 2 days of papers plus a half day of hands on backflow revision and troubleshooting training will appeal to people in backflow prevention, trade waste and plumbing regulation and enforcement, designers, suppliers, regulators, trainers and plumbers.
Conference sessions include:
Utility crisis management
Backflow and legionella
Regulations and training Hands on backflow preventer workshop
Plumbing inspectors & trade waste sessions
Inspection and enforcement
Standards and watermark
Open discussion forum
The Novotel resort conveniently located only five kilometres from the Sunshine Coast Airport or an hour’s drive north of Brisbane is the ideal base where guests can choose from a range of all age appropriate family-friendly facilities including outdoor pool and spa, Aqua fun water park, stand up paddleboarding, catamaran sailing and kayaking, water trampoline, putt putt golf, Segway tours & Adventure activities, bike hire, plus nearby tennis courts and the 18-hole championship golf course (designed by Peter Thompson & Mike Wolveridge). Bring your family and enjoy the weekend after the conference.

The BPAA is a professional body specifically dedicated to Backflow Prevention.  It is a volunteer organisation made up from members across all aspects of plumbing and the water supply industry.

Members have access to a range of benefits and to leading edge changes in the backflow industry.  Please see our Membership page for more information.

The BPAA currently has three State Chapters.  These are Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.  Meeting dates are available by clicking the State Chapter sections below.   Minutes from previous meetings are available to Financial members only via the Members Only Page.  

What can the BPAA do for you?

Benefits of  BPAA Membership include:

  • Advertisement of your business
  • Training in new and emerging technology
  • Explanation of changes in legislation
  • Great Information source
  • Networking opportunities
  • and so much more...

The BPAA Inc is also the home of the BPAQ Inc & the National Backflow Industry Group (nbig). Chapters are being formed across Australia so please contact us for more information.

The BPAA hold a National Backflow Conference each year.  This year's conference will be held at the Gold Coast in Queensland. Watch this space in the coming weeks for more information.

Want to know what Backflow Prevention is all about? Check out this link to a video called "The Good Oil"   (right click to run program if necessary)

Check out this Youtube link to see how backflow happens!

Upcoming Meetings:  

Please go to the State Page for meeting dates

Queensland    New South Wales    Victoria

All correspondence to the Secretary:

PO Box 307 Aspley QLD 4034

Phone:  0477223110                

Email:  petermcl@brencliff.com